Ancient Egyptian Literature

John L. Foster (Translator)
All major genres of Egyptian literature are represented in this anthology of poems, all translated into elegant English verse and providing an intimate glimpse into the lives of ancient Egyptians. The 41 pieces include hymns, such as Akhenaten's Hymn to the Sun, yarns, Ramesside love songs, laments, schoolboy' texts and instructions, visions and religious thoughts. Includes a glossary.


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